Republican Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.) has been set to deliver an opening statement at the first hearing of the January 6 Select Committee. At the hearing on Tuesday, Cheney’s remarks will follow the Democrat chair of the committee, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson (D).
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (Pa.) said the Democrats held a political advantage by continually bringing up the January 6 investigation. In an interview on Sunday, the Pennsylvania lawmaker said he supported a “truly bipartisan” Senate investigation into the January demonstration.
Texas Republican Rep. Ronny Jackson has expressed concern about Joe Biden’s cognitive abilities. In an interview on Thursday, the former White House doctor said he was fearful over our national security with Biden at the helm.
A Republican congressman proposed a bill that would put a hold on immigration for at least a decade. On Friday, Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar (R) announced his sponsorship of the bill and said a moratorium needed to stem illegal immigration.
The Biden administration has lost support on the key issue of border security in 85 battleground congressional districts. A poll conducted by the National Republican Congressional Committee throughout the month of July found that voters believed Republicans in Congress were better equipped to deal with the issue of borer security.
Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) slams Democrat efforts to hold oversight hearings on election audits. One America’s John Hines has more from Capitol Hill.
The U.S. has seen a noticeable increase in COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant surged after Fourth of July weekend gatherings. While the surge has remained relatively small compared to case counts this past January, it has still created cause for concern among the medical establishment.
Republican Sen. James Risch (Idaho) teared into Joe Biden’s controversial Land Management nominee Tracy Stone-Manning amid the advancement of her nomination. On Thursday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted ten-to-ten on Stone-Manning’s nomination, which pushed the decision to the full Senate floor.
The wealthiest governor in the U.S. has announced his run for reelection in the Land of Lincoln. On Monday, Illinois Democrat Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he was inspired to run again in part because of his observations of healthcare workers during the pandemic.